In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(go past)(person) pasarpeople passing by in the street — la gente que pasaba por la calle
- we were just passing by — pasábamos por aquí
2(not affect)time had passed the village by — el tiempo no había pasado por el pueblo
- the economic recovery is passing this region by — esta región permanece al margen de la reactivación de la economía
- he felt life had passed him by — sentía que no había vivido
- don't let love pass you by — no permitas que el amor te deje de lado
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